New portal www.okba - emphasis on cooperation

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the automotive industry is one of the main pillars of the Slovak economy. At for more than 10 years we have been bringing news from Automotive and we are trying to create a suitable space for suppliers cooperation. Due to the dynamic development of the sector, new challenges are coming for suppliers. There is a growing demand for suppliers - mainly on capacity and quality, which results in a shortage of qualified labor, and the pressure to make more effective use of existing resources and resources as well as more intensive cooperation between firms. For these reasons, we decided the portal more focused on promoting cooperation, so we come with the new version of portal



There are currently three large car companies doing business in Slovakia: Volkswagen (Bratislava), PSA Peugeot Citroën (Trnava), and Kia Motors (Žilina). With the arrival of these companies many doors also opened for a lot of other firms almost all in sectors that became the suppliers of the automotive industry. The suppliers of automotive industry are also significant contributors to the total industrial production in Slovakia and to the labor market (job creators). As can be seen from the following graph, production of vehicles represents a significant part of the whole industrial production in the Slovak republic, which represents 29%. From one year to another we notice in production a slight drop, which is probably caused by a drop in the production of automobiles.

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